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Mar 12, 2019
March through the mountains: Peter Van Geit's solo journey through 40 Himalayan passes on footStruck by the natural beauty of India, Belgian citizen Peter Van Geit decided to leave his country and explore Indian landscapes, first on his bike, and then on foot. He undertook his most testing trip in 2018 — a 75-day journey across 40 passes in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir, which was self-supported and solo.
Oct 14, 2018
Nine people killed in Nepal after avalanche accompanied by snowstorm hits Mount Gurja base campFive South Korean climbers and four Nepali porters were among those who died in the avalanche, confirmed Nepal Police.
Jul 17, 2018
Rescue operations called off for missing sherpa on Saser Kangri; Pemba had scaled Mt Everest eight timesPemba Sherpa had scaled Everest eight times. But on Friday, 13 July, as he made his way down the Saser Kangri, he fell through an icy crevasse and has not been found since.
Jan 28, 2018
French mountaineer rescued from Pakistan's Nanga Parbhat, search for second alpinist called off due to extreme riskAn elite group of climbers saved a French mountaineer in a daring high-altitude rescue mission on Pakistan's Nanga Parbat, one of the highest mountains in the world
Jun 03, 2017
Indian Army team climb Mount Everest without using oxygen cylinders; become first to do soA team of four Indian Army personnel successfully climbed Mount Everest without using oxygen cylinders, becoming the first team to do so.
Apr 30, 2017
Swiss climber Ueli Steck known for pioneering new routes dies on Mt EverestSwiss climber Ueli Steck, one of the most feted mountaineers of his generation and famed for his speed ascents of iconic Alpine routes, has died on Everest, officials said.
Apr 16, 2017
Cathy O'Dowd, the first South African to summit Mt Everest, on her epic journeyWhen Cathy O'Dowd answered a newspaper ad in November 1995, little did she know that six months later, she would be standing atop Mt Everest — in the midst of one of its worst disasters
Apr 01, 2017
Poorna Malavath: 'My reason for climbing Mt Everest was to prove girls can achieve anything'The first time Poorna Malavath saw Mount Everest, she turned to her coach and said cheerfully, “It’s not that tall. We can climb it in a day.” She was 13 years old.
Mar 28, 2017
Gossip Guy Ep 11: All you need to know about Poorna, a film directed by and starring Rahul BoseRahul Bose's Poorna tells the story of the youngest girl to climb Mount Everest.
Mar 11, 2017
Ain't no mountain high enough: Legendary mountaineer Doug Scott on chasing peaksA mountaineer, in the true sense of the word, thrives on the challenges of the unknown. It summarises what Doug Scott has chased all his life, since he started climbing at 13.